Technicolor Yawn




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Technicolor Yawn : Phrases



Meaning:

Vomiting.


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Origin:

This is one of the many colourful Australian phrases for vomiting. It was coined by, or at least popularised by, Barry Humphries and appeared in his 1965 review A Nice Night’s Entertainment:

When I swallowed the last prawn,
I had a technicolor yawn and I chundered in the old Pacific Sea.





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